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Best 4 Wheel Drive Family Car

Best 4 Wheel Drive Family Car

The best 4 wheel drive family car would be a good choice for those people who think that their family needs some extra space and safety while on the road. Read on, to find a potential 4wd car which your family will love.
WheelZine Staff
Is your small car getting too small for your family? Time to change for a much a bigger and better space. Say hello, to the new generation of 4WD cars in the market. Why 4WD? Because everyone is concerned about the safety of their family and this technology makes car driving safe and comfortable on all road surfaces. When you talk about the concept of a "Family Car", you talk about a car which has lots of cargo space, comfortable seats, great interiors and an engine which can maintain its speed even when the car is fully loaded with people and luggage.
Popular 4WD Family Cars
The concept of the best 4 wheel drive car is not that difficult to understand. In this transmission, the car drives with the front wheels or for the rear wheels; however, the driver can engage the car in the 4WD mode if he/she encounters wet, slippery or snowy roads for better control and traction. Cars which are offering 4WD transmission are very popular among car enthusiasts and here are some names which offer the perfect driving experience for the entire family.
Skoda Yeti

Specifications
2.0 TDI CR 140PS 4x4 2.0 TDI CR 140PS 4x4 DSG 2.0 TDI CR 170PS 4x4
Engine Type
Transverse in front, liquid cooling system, DOHC Transverse in front, liquid cooling system, DOHC Transverse in front, liquid cooling system, DOHC
Fuel
Diesel Diesel Diesel
Cubic capacity
1968 cc 1968 cc 1968 cc
Transmission
Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fuel Tank
60 liters 60 liters 60 liters
Acceleration 0 – 62mph
9.9 seconds 10.2 seconds 8.4 Seconds
Max power - PS/rpm
140/4200 140/4200 170/4200
Max torque – Nm/rpm
320/1750 - 2500 320/1750 - 2500 350/1750 - 2500
Gearbox Transmission
Manual 6-speed fully synchronized Automatic 7-speed DSG, with Tiptronic gear changing Manual 6-speed fully synchronized
Price
$22,000 $24,000 $25,000

Land Rover LR4

Specifications
LR4 HSE HSE LUX
Engine Type
5.0 Liter, V8 Engine and Commandshift 5.0 Liter, V8 Engine and Commandshift 5.0 Liter, V8 Engine and Commandshift
Fuel
Gas Gas Gas
Cubic capacity
2557 cc 2557 cc 2557 cc
Transmission
Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fuel Tank
86 liters 86 liters 86 liters
Acceleration 0 – 60mph
7.5 seconds 7.5 seconds 7.5 Seconds
Max power – PS/rpm
375/6500 375/6500 375/6500
Max torque – Nm/rpm
375/3500 375/3500 375/3500
Gearbox Transmission
6-speed ZF Automatic 6-speed ZF Automatic 6-speed ZF Automatic
Price
$48,000 $49,000 $50,000

Suzuki Grand Vitara

Specifications
Premium Ultimate Adventure Limited
Engine Type
2.4 Liter, DOHC, inline 4 and 16 Valves 2.4 Liter, DOHC, inline 4 and 16 Valves 2.4 Liter, DOHC, inline 4 and 16 Valves
Fuel
Gas Gas Gas
Cubic capacity
2008 cc 2008 cc 1887 cc
Transmission
Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fuel Tank
65 liters 65 liters 65 liters
Acceleration 0 – 60mph
NA NA NA
Max power – PS/rpm
166/6000 166/6000 166/6000
Max torque – Nm/rpm
162/4000 162/4000 162/4000
Gearbox Transmission
4 Speed Automatic 4 Speed Automatic 4 Speed Automatic
Price
$22,000 $23,000 $24,000

Nissan Xterra

Specifications
X S Pro-4X
Engine Type
4.0 Liter, V6 DOHC and 24 Valves 4.0 Liter, V6 DOHC and 24 Valves 4.0 Liter, V6 DOHC and 24 Valves
Fuel
Gas Gas Gas
Cubic capacity
1027 cc 1027 cc 1027 cc
Transmission
Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fuel Tank
79 liters 79 liters 79 liters
Acceleration 0 – 60mph
NA NA NA
Max power – PS/rpm
261/5600 261/5600 261/6000
Max torque – Nm/rpm
281/4000 281/4000 281/4000
Gearbox Transmission
5 Speed Automatic 6 Speed Manual 6 Speed Manual
Price
$27,000 $28,000 $30,000
All Wheel Drive Family Cars

After looking at the impressive features, which most of these 4WD vehicles have to offer, here is an impressive list of some more best selling vehicles with the 4WD transmission.
  • Dodge Journey ($37,000)
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution ($34,000)
  • Ford Fusion ($32,000)
  • Acura TL ($35,000)
  • Subaru Impreza WRX ($20,000)
  • Volkswagen R32 ($34,000)
  • Jaguar X-Type ($32,000)
  • Honda Civic ($17,000)
  • Lincoln MKS ($33,000)
  • Suzuki Kizashi ($20,000)
  • Toyota Land Cruiser ($60,000)
  • Nissan Rogue ($25,000)
  • Honda CR-V ($21,000)
Hope, this article has given you enough choices for a good 4WD car. Apart from the options mentioned in this article there are many more cars which carry the 4WD feature. In the end, it is always advised to go for a test drive and personally check the car's performance before making a purchase.
Female Driver Sitting In Car
Family Sitting In A Car Trunk